Customers can now access HBO Max content in parts of Latin America and the Caribbean.
According to a Business Wire report today, HBO Max is now available in 39 territories, marking the start of the company’s global expansion.
“As of today, HBO Max is rolling out in 39 territories in Latin America and the Caribbean, marking the streaming platform’s first launch outside of the US and kicking off its global expansion. HBO Max has made a commitment to produce 100 local originals in Latin American over the next two years, in addition to offering subscribers access to its catalogue of fan-favourite brands and programming. Later this year, soccer fans in Brazil and Mexico will be able to enjoy matches of the UEFA Champions League, one of the most prestigious and followed soccer competitions in the world.”
The company said subscribers can access HBO Max while in any of the 39 territories.
The company has also launched a special offer: Latin American fans who subscribe to hbomax.com by July 31 will benefit from a 50 per cent discount off the regular monthly plan for as long as they maintain their subscription without interruption.
HBO Max features a range of movies, series, documentaries, reality shows and children’s programming, and is known for popular programmes such as ‘Friends’, the ‘Harry Potter’ series, ‘Game of Thrones’, and more.
The company plans to launch other shows such as ‘Zack Snyder’s Justice League’, ‘Raised by Wolves’ and the ‘Gossip Girl’ reboot, among others.
The platform also includes original productions from Latin America featuring local creators and talents, as well as renowned titles from countries around the world.
HBO Max is available for subscription at HBOMax.com, via participating digital stores and through various distribution partners in the region. It’s accessible from supported smartphones, tablets, smart TVs, and compatible streaming devices.
The platform includes two plans:
- The Standard Plan offers families access to 3 simultaneous users, 5 personalized profiles, content downloads (up to 30 titles), video in high-definition and some titles in HD and 4K, on all compatible devices.
- The Mobile Plan offers access to the same content catalog, but is designed for an individual experience with content downloads (up to 5 titles) enjoyable in standard-definition on compatible smartphones and tablets.
Users can access HBO Max directly through HBOMax.com using any of the following internet browsers: Firefox, Chrome, Safari (for Mac users) and Edge (for Windows users).
The platform is also accessible at launch across a range of supported devices, including: Android TV, Android phones and tablets (OS 5+ or later), Chromecast and Chromecast built-in devices; iPhone, iPad, Apple TV 4K and Apple TV HD; LG Smart TVs (web OS 3.5 or later); Roku devices and Roku TV models (OS 10+); Samsung Smart TVs (2016 models and later); and Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S.
The company said the next international rollout will take place in Europe later this year.